• 潔西卡.芮娜(Jessica Rayner,英國,1985年生)畢業於全球頂尖藝術設計學府─英國皇家藝術學院(Royal College of Art),主修繪畫與印刷藝術(printmaking),豐富的創作訓練背景使芮娜靈活運用各類媒材於不同主題中發揮,2012年以新秀之姿入圍德意志銀行(Deutsche Bank Awards)十大潛力年輕藝術家,近年常於北歐各國進行多項光影創作計畫,亦曾於冰島拍攝地球能源耗損情況與氣候變遷議題的作品《Metabolic Landscape》,關注光影、科學與自然的探索。

    「我們以為世界是我們雙眼所見的模樣,事實是我們的意識賦予我們的所見意義。」成長於英國倫敦的芮娜,在旅行冰島、挪威與格陵蘭等極北地區期間,經過截然不同的感官體驗,始投入自然環境相關題材創作,並聚焦於光與個體感知的互動與關係。「光」使我們得以見著世界豐富的形色,「知覺」的處理則賦予眼前的事物不同的意義,而透鏡的應用使我們有機會放大視覺觸及的可能,看見更多的未知,芮娜的系列創作即以此為出發,利用不同質性透鏡、稜鏡或自然介質使光發散,紀錄下光行進的肌理與其繽紛光譜,將看似尋常的物理狀態進行解構,突破我們視覺與知覺想像,並藉由攝影、繪畫、異材質印刷、立體裝置等不同的媒材表現,給予觀者全新體驗,由不同的視角望向我們習以為常的事物。

    在看似冷調的創作概念背後,實為藉由無形的光影探討我們感知最深層的意識,芮娜的作品如同自然與科學不斷地相應對照。2017年首次於Bluerider ART舉辦個展,以《Faces of Light》為題,由八件系列作品揭示光的多樣面向,將觀者置身於稜鏡發散多彩的一端。展出作品Afterimage以拍立得(polaroid)拍攝一天四個時間點下光線於晶體中的折射變換,於時刻流轉間捕捉光與色彩;An Awareness of Light系列使用具極佳聚光特質的菲涅爾透鏡(fresnel lens)蒐集環境光線,並透過特殊印刷技術將成像印製於鋁板上,鋁板柔和的金屬質地不僅映出光的爛漫色澤,同時也使觀看當下的光源融入作品本身。「與現在相較,或許孩提時期的我們對於自然有更多的好奇與想像,而這也是藝術與科學發展的原因,我也想藉由創作與我的疑問進行對話」,芮娜不僅以有限的知覺探索無垠的議題,更讓他的憧憬引領我們往未知邁進。

    Jessica Rayner

    British, b.1985

  • Selected Solo Exhibitions

    2017 SCHOOL OF LIGHT, Group exhibition Ugly Duck Space London
    2017 Faces of Light Solo Show Bluerider ART Taipei
    2017 Fire and Ice Group exhibition Groundwork Gallery Norfolk
    2016 FLUX Group exhibition Metal Culture Southend on Sea
    2016 Metamorphoses Group digital exhibition    
    2016 Astronomical Light BYOB Group exhibition Stour Space London
    2016 Luminous Flux Solo Show Christine Park Gallery London
    2015 Winterreise Group exhibition Christine Park Gallery London
    2015 Moon Space One Group exhibition Old Boiler Room, Konsthall C, Moon Space Publishing Stockholm
    2015 The Metabolic Landscape Two-person exhibition Keele University Gallery Staffordshire
    2015 The Bright Fields Group exhibition The OSB Gallery Tunbridge Wells
    2014 The Metabolic Landscape Two-person exhibition The Parkside Gallery Birmingham
    2013 Casual Ties Group exhibition Tintype Gallery London
    2013 The Round Manual Group exhibition Archway Collective, Bermondesy London
    2013 Young Gods Group exhibition Charlie Smith Gallery Shoreditch
    2012 Multiplied Group exhibition Christies, South Kensington London
    2012 Territory, Independent Liverpool Bienniel Group exhibition Albert Dock Liverpool
    2012 Royal College of Art Degree Show Group exhibition Battersea London
    2012 The Second Show Group exhibition Café Gallery London
    Helen Galen Palm Springs CA
    Nima Taghavi Foundation Newport Beach CA
    The Mandarin Oriental New York  
    Diplo Los Angeles  
    Joseph and Diana Dimenna New York  
    Jose Martos São Paulo  
    Gilbert Benhamou Miami  
    Dirk Nowitzki New York  
    Andrei Kirilenko New York  
    Chris and Richard Mack. New York  
    Stephen Mack New York New York and Los Angel
    The Ecclestone Collection, London UK and Los Angeles
    The Feinberg Collection, Los Angeles, CA La Laliberté Collection, Quebec

     

    Awards and Residencies

  • Before Newton I , 2016, 50x52x15cm, Unique Spray paint, plexiglas, beech shelf

    Untitled I (sun capture, 9th Aug, 12′clock, 20 minutes, gentle wind),  2016, 30x30cm, Ed. 1_5,  Archival digital prints of sun prints, framed
    An awareness of light I, 2016, 75x52.5cm, Ed.1_3, UV inkjet onto polished aluminium
    An awareness of light IV, 2016, 75x52.5cm, Ed.1_3, UV inkjet onto polished aluminium
    Optical Aberrations II, 2017, 100x68cm, Ed. 1_3, Archival digital prints on Aluminum
    Optical Aberrations I, 2017, 100x68cm, Ed. 1_3, Archival digital prints on Aluminum

    Works

  • Jessica Rayner - Talking on her work - Condemned to Repeat

    Videos

    Jessica Rayner - Talking on her work - Afterimage
    Jessica Rayner - Faces of lights